Alliance Legal CG is representing the interests of Evgeniy Lebedev, the founder of the pro100business social Internet community, before the Central Court of Chelyabinsk.
Sidley Austin was global legal counsel to the Nidec Corporation and Alrud and Kinstellar provided local assistance in Russia and Slovakia, respectively, on the company's USD 1.08 billion acquisition of Embraco from the Whirlpool Corporation. Linklaters, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in Brazil, and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton were among the firms advising Whirlpool on the sale.
CMS Russia has advised S8 Capital on the sale of ELT-Poisk — a motor insurance and lending platform that provides development and implementation of IT solutions for automating the interaction of car dealers, leasing companies, insurance companies, and banks — to an unidentified foreign private fund specializing in FinTech investments.
Akin Gump has advised PJSC Lukoil on its USD 800 million acquisition of a 25% interest in the Marine XII License in the Republic of Congo from New Age M12 Holdings Limited. Clyde & Co advised New Age M12 Holdings on the transaction, which was signed on June 6, 2019, and is subject to several conditions, including the approval by the government of the Republic of Congo.
The Moscow and London offices of Baker Botts have advised PAO Novatek on the sale of a 10% participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project to each of China National Offshore Oil Corporation and China National Petroleum Corporation. Herbert Smith Freehills advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation on its investment. Pinsent Masons and Infralex reportedly represented CNOOC on the deal.